How Do I… Configure Mail on Windows 8.1

This Guide will walk you through setting up the Mail app on Windows 8.1 to read your Western email using Exchange ActiveSync.  Using ActiveSync will allow your device to integrate with and display your Email, Calendar, and Contacts.

How to configure Mail on Windows 8.1

Step 1

Open the Mail app

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Step 2

Mouse to the top right corner to open the Charm menu.  Click Settings


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Step 3

Click Accounts


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Step 4

Click Add Account


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Step 5

Click Exchange


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Step 6

Enter your UWO email address and Password and click Connect


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Step 7

Click “Enforce these policies”


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Step 8

Your email is now set up in Windows 8.1.  Your screen should look similar to Fig 8.


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